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Where has the practice of sending screen shots as source code come from?

XD since we were elaborating on the reasons why users use screenshot, well
i was elaborating why users use screenshot, not me. those are some reasons
i came across being admin in some whatsapp groups and python lists (where
the user complains of his attachments not showing).

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On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 5:13 AM, Chris Angelico <rosuav at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 30, 2018 at 11:40 AM, Abdur-Rahmaan Janhangeer
> <arj.python at gmail.com> wrote:
> > well maybe screenshot of shell sessions to show varying formatted test
> > cases might be valid (like the increasingly popular practise of coding py
> > on android)
> Maybe, but that isn't code.
> > also, sreenshot sources tend to be syntax colored which might be easier
> to
> > read.
> No. The syntax highlighting comes from the code, so I should be able
> to paste your code into my editor and see it in colour. No benefit to
> seeing it in YOUR colours, which may not be helpful to me.
> > ease of access is the culprit !
> I find that hard to believe... you're saying it's actually easier to
> screenshot a text editor than to copy and paste?
> ChrisA
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